Instructions for Posting Public Comments for Open Review
While you are signed into your Manifold reader account, navigate to the project on which you wish to comment.
Select the text on which you wish to comment.
Right-click and highlight the section of text on which you wish to comment. A drop-down menu will appear. Select “Annotate”
This will open the annotations panel. Type your comment into the annotations box.
Ensure the Reading Group is set to “My Public Annotations.” Comments posted to “My Private Annotations” may only be viewed by you and cannot be shared with authors.
Identifying Private Comments
Private comments can be identified after they are posted by the grey and red “private” box in the upper right-hand corner.
Changing the Status of a Posted Comment
You may change the accessibility of a previously posted comment by changing its reading group.
Navigate to the comment within the Manifold text. The section on which you made your comment will be underlined
Click on the underlined section to open the annotations panel
Select “Edit” to open the options menu. You are now able to edit the comment and change the reading group.
Select “My Public Annotations” and click the save button.
The comment is now public. The “Private” indicator in the right hand corner is no longer present.